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Sketch for Survival Just Got Even Better

Sketch for Survival Just Got Even Better

As well as being exhibited at Oxo Tower Wharf, the artists short-listed for either The Wildlife 100 or Wild Spaces Artist of the Year Awards will now have the opportunity to produce a small commercial collection to be sold by Explorers Against Extinction at events and on our shiny new site dedicated to promoting conservation art, launching this Autumn. This is great news for artists who will be be able to earn money from their work while also supporting a cause. It is also great news for consumers who will have the opportuity to buy original artworks in the knowledge...

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Best National Parks to Visit in the USA in an RV

Best National Parks to Visit in the USA in an RV

The National Parks of the USA are some of the best places in the world to visit and stay in your own RV. Their campsites are spacious and well equipped and allow families to visit incredible natural spaces despite being on a tight budget. Just make sure you book up well in advance as they do get very booked up early on and don’t get forget to take all your necessary kit with you. Here are a list of some of our favourite national parks to visit in an RV. Smokey Mountains Mountain getaways give us a chance to really connect...

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How many days do you need to visit Laos?

How many days do you need to visit Laos?

Laos is a country with rich and beautiful biodiversity and is naturally a hotspot for eco-tourists and nature lovers alike. It is home to over 800 bird species and 100 types of mammal and there’s plenty to see when you arrive. Of course, Laos is a great place to visit and support the following conservation efforts: Rescue elephant sanctuaries Wildlife sanctuaries Sustainable agriculture Veterinary work Community project work However, knowing how many days to spend in the country is essential for planning your trip. Not least as you will also require a visa for Laos from the UK which you...

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Choosing the best place to stay for you and for Conservation

Choosing the best place to stay for you and for Conservation

Across Africa there are many small scale conservation projects in operation, many supported by individual communities or businesses. They might be regenerating a small area of forest or wetland, educating against killing bush meat or organising community patrols to help stop poaching and deforestation. Without then the continent would have lost much more of its amazing habitats and wildlife. Many camps and lodges have community projects, ensuring that the local populations benefit from the existence of wildlife and helping protect it, while improving the lives of those people whose lives are most directly impacted by the feeding and migration of...

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The People’s Choice – Voting Opens

Voting has opened in our People’s Choice categories. This gives you the chance to vote for your favourite artwork and favourite photographic image in our collection this year. To vote for your favourite artwork CLICK HERE To vote for your favourite image CLICK HERE Last year’s winner in the Leisure Painter’s Sketch for Survival People’s Choice Award was Sue Sidley. As well as receiving her award at the Royal Geographical Society, Sue was featured in Leisure Painter. You can see the article in full below. We had the pleasure of meeting Sue during last year’s touring exhibition,  at London Olympia....

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